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in this. >> and california is now one of seven states that have said to president obama, thanks but no thanks, we're not going to extend the cancelled policies. are you seeing any kind of pattern as to how states are making these zegs? >> absolutely. the states like california that said, no thanks, are the states that support the affordable care act primarily with democratic governors and they feel that they have their own exchanges that are going well. it's the states like florida. other states where they're opposing obama care and there's maybe a sense that they want to created a little more confusion and have more people in the marketplace in those states that don't have insurance and don't know where to turn in the hopes, perhaps, of undermining the whole law so california is not in that situation but there are other states that are. >> let's take a look now at a local issue affecting a lot of people. the whole b.a.r.t. situation is so confusing because b.a.r.t.'s board approved a contract but not the whole thing. >> not the whole thing. they don't want the pay for this six
.c. who come into the studio. thank you. >> thank you. >>> back in 2008 when president obama was running for his first term, he told nbc that talks with iran were a priority. take a listen. >> i have consistently said that we've got to talk directly to iran, acceptsend them a clear m that they have to stop not only with their potential funding of militias inside of iraq, but also stop funding hamas and hezbollah, they have to stand down on their nuclear weapons. there will be tipped koncontinu consequences, but here are carrots and poll benefits if they change behavior. >> again president obama roughly five years ago on "meet the press". i want to bring in the brain trust now. esther arma and susan delpersio, and perry bacon. he is down in d.c.. good to see all of you on a sunday afternoon. again, president obama there five years ago saying that we should talk to the folks that we don't necessarily always agree with. we should talk to our enemies. and here you have another example, perry, of president obama talking to -- not just talking to an enemy, but engaging now with that enemy, bro
office. the white house released this photo of the president on the phone. president obama thanked them for their service and wished them and their families a happy thanksgiving. the recipients of the calls weren't revealed. president obama expressed his gratitude for all the men and women serving in the military and the first americans. >> we give thanks for the men and women who set sale nearly four centuries ago risking everything at the chance for a better life and people already hear. our native american brothers and sisters. >> some conservatives were angry president obama made no mention of god in the address. >> it is because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness to endure tremendous hardships that we're able to be at home with our families this holiday season. >> south carolina senator delivered the republican thanksgiving address focusing on his gratitude for the military. and he did mention god. >> on this day, ktvu's mike found many people who are thankful for their country, health and more than anything, their family. >> a sprinkle of sunshine dripped through t
this photo of the president on the phone. president obama thanked them for their service and wished them and their families a happy thanksgiving. the recipients of the calls weren't revealed. president obama expressed his gratitude for all the men and women serving in the military and the first americans. >> we give thanks for the men and women who set sale nearly four centuries ago risking everything at the chance for a better life and people already hear. our native american brothers and sisters. >> some conservatives were angry president obama made no mention of god in the address. >> it is because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness to endure tremendous hardships that we're able to be at home with our families this holiday season. >> south carolina senator delivered the republican thanksgiving address focusing on his gratitude for the military. and he did mention god. >> on this day, ktvu's mike found many people who are thankful for their country, health and more than anything, their family. >> a sprinkle of sunshine dripped through the trees providing a reflection on
and if you know anything about the plan that obama have called obama care. thank you. >> did you wish to respond to that, mr. haskell? >> okay. >> any other public comment in ? all right then. thank you. moving on to agenda item number 8 which is assistive technology reclaiming independence in the community and the presentation will be given but councilmember derek czar zarda our very own. >> control room if you want to go ahead and put on the powerpoint presentation at the very beginning that would be fine. thank you. >> good afternoon counsel. my name is derek zarda i'm also besides being a councilmember an assistive technology coordinate at the center for independent living in san francisco i'm here to talk to you about assistive technology what it is and its role. but first i'd like to talk a little bit about what our center is about. so independent living resource center of san francisco, we are a disability rights advocacy organization that works to support and empower people with disabilities in leading independent lives and being active in their community and we champio
. [ laughter ] >> president obama thanked all the men and women in uniform in his weekly radio address. the white house released this picture of the president making calls to 10 servicemembers to personally wish them a happy thanksgiving. >>> dozens of bay area volunteers spent the day today packing food for the san francisco and marin county food banks. more than 32,000 families will be able to prepare a thanksgiving meal in their own homes thanks to the generosity of donors and volunteers. many are grateful for the chance to give back to the larger community. >> it gives me pleasure to help out. in the past, you know, i was in a similar situation so it's good to give back and i encourage people that are doing well in life to help out for those who are struggling. >> the san francisco and marin county food banks are looking for volunteers to pack and sort goods this holiday season. and throughout the year. you can donate at any whole foods market. we have also posted more information on how you can help online on our website, >>> i want to know what is going on. >> why
california and the ceo, there of course, a big obama donor. >> thank you very much. >>> obama care bringing new responsibilities for the irs. the very same agency under fire for targeting conservative and tea party groups. the one that spent your hard earned taxpayer dollars online dancing videos for its employees. what about the "star trek" parody training videos. the irs taking on the enormous responsibility of enforcing the individual mandate and doling out fines if you don't sign up for obama care. good to see you guy. is the irs up to this enormous task? >> that remains to be seen. this is a huge heavy-lift for the irs and there's a "the washington post" story today explaining that their new tasks connected to obama care, number in the dozens. they are up to four dozen new jobs that the irs is going to have to accomplish in regards to its charge on obama care and some of them aren't going to be easy given all the moving parts and the fact that elements of this website still haven't even been built yet on the back end. i think it's very much an open question. one treasury source telling
. last but not least what should president obama be thankful for on this day of thanks? >> probably for the fact that he doesn't have to apply for obama care. >> oh, my goodness i knew you were going there. >> on that, i want to talk about saturday, november 30th. it is the obama administration's own self-imposed deadline for the obama care enrollment website to begin working smoothly for the vast majority of americans. are you optimistic or skeptical about this? >> well, i think that just about any person who isn't skeptical about that probably needs to apply for the mental health part of the obama care. this has been a real slog to say the least. part of the problem is they keep on changing the definition of what they will have accomplished, so i think that most of us will say, we'll see. >> all right. i'm thankful for your sense of humor on this thanksgiving, bob. thanks for coming in and joining us. we appreciate it. >> thank you, betty. >> not going anywhere because bob franken will be back with bill karins and tell you the stories we've been talking about today, including wher
to find a parking space. debbie obamas thanks stay strong out there mike. >>anny: a lot of shoppers are not happy black friday has morphed into black thursday. they are lashing out at major retailers online and threatening to boycott stores that opened early on thanksgiving. and an "i pledge to not shop on thanksgiving" badge is circulating on facebook. it has been shared more than 950-thousand times as of wednesday. this year the holiday shopping season is cut six days shorter than usual because thanksgiving falls later on the calendar. and many retailers fear sales could be flat. >>:"i look down and my skirt is on fire. and i freak out." thankful to be home this thanksgiving. sasha fleischman is back with family after spending weeks in the hospital recovering from second and third -degree burns. it happened when the skirt sasha was wearing was set on fire while on an a-c transit bus. sasha is gender neutral. sasha spoke publicly yesterday for the first time since the incident. kron-4's justine waldman learned he is not only brave, but his resolve is even more admirable. manages to
of the death spiral. we heard it from the architect of obama care himself. thank you. >> thank you. >> we are tracking information as the private information of americans applying for health care is being compromised. at least three people in oregon received the names, social securities and income information of complete strangers sent to them by their own state-run insurance exchange. morgan wright is a former state department adviser. he testified the to congress last week on what he call it is perfect storm of security problems with the obama care website. good to see you. >> hi, megyn. >> in oregon, how did it wind up that people were getting other people's social security numbers and incomes? >> if you want it bad, you get it bad and people have to live with bad. it was a paper-based system because the exchanges weren't working. you couldn't apply online. nobody thought through what you do with paper. there is no audit, no accountability. the only surprising thing is we haven't had more stories of this. it will only get worse. this thing won't get better until they institute big fix.
"politicsnation" with reverend al sharpton starts now. >> thanks, ed. >>> tonight's lead, president obama builds a legacy of peace. that's causing right wingers to choke. as commander in chief, the president has made it clear that sending troops into harm's way should always be a last resort. that tough diplomacy should always be our first option. for the first time in nearly a decade, iran will freeze. iran has agreed -- inspectors will do the monitoring. in return, the u.s. has agreed to provide iran with relief from sanctions. it could be a first true step towards disarming iran. an advance the president said was made through diplomacy, not tough talk. >> we cannot close the door or diplomacy. we cannot rule out peaceful solutions to the world's problems. we cannot commit ourselves to endless conflict. and tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but it's not the right thing for our security. it is not the right thing for our security. >> there's no doubt this is a complicated issue. some members of both parties have voiced concern. but this deal with iran
crack cocaine, toronto mayor rob ford has a higher job approval rating than president obama. all thanks to the commander in chief's disastrous obamacare website rollout. a new poll shows ford still has a secure 42% approval rating among toronto voters even after his drug scandal - topping obama's approval rating of 41%. 52% of americans say they disapprove obama's job performance >> after nine weeks of falling gas prices, the average u-s price of a gallon of gasoline is up 3 cents over the past two weeks. the lundberg survey of fuel prices released sunday says the national average price of a gallon of regular is $3.28. in california the average price is 3.56 and a look at bay area gas prices. in oakland a regular gllon of gas is 3.56 down in san jose 3.53 and right here in san francisco it is a little more expensive with a gallon of gas costing 3.67. >> coming up on on the kron4 morning news. a candlelight vigil was held for a victim who was gunned down in san jose park over the weekend. what the victim's family chose not to attend. >> a santa rosa team is in the hospital after being fo
. >> thanks, reverend. >> thank you. >>> coming up, more ugly reaction from the right to president obama's nuclear deal with iran. from appeasement to negotiating with terrorists to distraction, it's about one thing. dehumanizing president obama. plus more signs obama care is working and today president obama had a stern message for republicans routing for failure. >>> and inside george zimmerman's house, police reveal the gun they found and other findings that may surprise you. stay with us. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the flexcare platinum. new from philips sonicare. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? life with crohn's disease ois a daily game of "what if's". what if my abdominal pain and cramps end our night before it even starts? what if i eat the wrong thing? what if? what if i suddenly have to go? what if? but what if the most important question is the one you're not ask
socialist. >> here's the reason to be thankful. >> now obama has iran -- >> there's apparently some kind of deal with iran. >> understand the cover of darkness, our fearless commander in chief. >> obama says he prefers diplomacy to war. >> nuclear agreement with a rogue regime in tehran. >> well, i knew there was something fishy about that guy. >> what you have here, it seems to me, is go to war line,% leading. >> an opportunity to avert a war. >> who among us would not prefer a diplomacy? >> you could have strikes that aren't, quote, going to war. >> it's interesting to see the neo consequence come back out of the woodwork. >> live coverage of operation turkey freedom. >> did you spot weld this, mom? >> that is just pathetic. and there's more. >> this is a sham from beginning to end. >> i have my critics, obviously. >> it's the worst deal since munich. >> munich is a stupid analogy. >> is it me or do the president's comments sound eerily similar to what envelope chamberlain said back in 1938. >> this is sort of like winston churchill. >> we're not talking about czechoslovakia in 1938. >
diversity and tolerance. >> thank you, president obama is waking up on the west coast this morning amid a fundraising swing to include several stops in the bay area arriving at seattle to the international airport. president obama attended two democratic fundraisers greeted by demonstrators protesting the keystone xl pipeline. protesters were at the san franciscoy club where he will visit this afternoon voicing opposition to the use of drones. he will arrive in san francisco this morning and hold a rally at the row creation center in chinatown to discuss immigration reformal. then he will head to a fundraiser at the home in pacific heights and then take off for los angeles. the visit comes amid record level approval rating with 56 percent of members disapprove of his performance an all-time high. 41 percent approve. it is probably due to the n.s.a. surveillance video scandal and the botched obamacare rollout. >> mileses scott will not be around to see the president. the obama administration wanted the president to meet up with batkid during the bay area visit but the scheduling didn't w
told to evacuate. and other world news. president barack obamas this thanks to television and movies the rest of the world has had a front-row seat for america's march toward progress. about it is trumpeting the entertainment industry at dreamworks studio near los angeles. he says entertainment is part of diplomacy it what makes the u.s. and world power. obama says millions never set foot in the u.s. but through entertainment experienced a part of what makes the less successful. he says " we have shaped the world culture for you. " >>james: a judge in southern california has ordered a hot sauce plan to partially shut california has ordered a hot sauce plan to partially shut down. mr. rochon-- to those who've waited... california has ordered a hot sauce plan to partially shut down. mr.worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll n
sites all about new york. well, this happens with christmas shopping. >> skolt, thank you. president obama just made a tough decision. he had to decide between carmel or popcorn, and he went with popcorn. >> yeah. that's what i was hoping for. >> just moments ago the president picked popcorn to be the national thanksgiving turkey. >> because he is robust. you have to have a big bird you want to eat. >> what about sweet carmel? >> sweet matters. all right. >> however, both popcorn and carmel were pardoned. they came from a small town in minnesota where the turkeys outnumber the people. >> wow. >> popcorn and carmel, they're so happy right now. >> gobble, gobble. >> later, the president will take part in the national hanukkah menorah lighting that celebrates and simulates the lighting of the candle for the first night of the festival of lights. it's the sifrt in more than 120 years that hanukkah has overland with thanksgiving and also won't happen again for thousands of years. this ceremony will take place at the national mall. >> really it's just a beautiful time of year. we have than
a preexisting condition. thanks to obama care. my daughters have access to preventive care they need as cancer survivors now. for the rest of their lives, without worry of outrageous co-pays. >> i got a letter a couple weeks ago from my messages insurance department, saying my plan was going to be cancelled because the whole category of the self-employed group plan is eliminated under the law. >> the i.tation of the affordable care act means you'll be -- he'll not be denied insurance, due to his preexisting heart condition. >> every day, we hear heartwrenching stories from americans, getting letters about their health care plans being cancelled or the cost of their new plan is skyrocketing. >> joining me now is our rapid response panel, ruth connive for the progressive magazine out of wisconsin and talk radio and media consultant, holland cook. great to have you both with us tonight. i don't mean to date myself with certain terms i'm going to use here. but in the media business, there is nothing like the live shot. we're going live here. we're going live there. and there's this thing in the r
. >> thank you. stuart: despite president obama's problems-- i should say despite obamacare's problems, president obama is finding time to cozy up to the hollywood elite. he'll be giving a speech today highlighting hollywood's contributions to the economic recovery and he's doing it from dreamworks studio, whose chief, jeff katzenberg, has been a very big supporter and donor for president obama since day one. charles, the president always goes back to a friendly territory. charles: it's not college students and it's hollywood. are you serious? the democratic argument we've got an incredible income inequality. actors making 30 million for box office bombs. we probably forget how bad it is for a couple of hours, unless the movie worse than our own lives which happens 50% of the time. this is a story i'll pat you on the back and you'll pat me on the back. to say that it's helping with the economy is an facce. between goffin a -- golf and fundraisers, no wonder obamacare is-- the magic house, katzenberg's house. stuart: making money. >> making money or creating money is part of the job, bu
, gets tonight's last word. thanks, jason. >> thank you. >> chris hayes is up next. >>> obama goes on the offense. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in miami. let me start tonight with this. president obama said he'd do it. he said he'd end this relentless push for war. he promised to get us home from afghanistan, promised most of all to abort a war with iran. and now he's gone and done it. and we've got the makings of a deal with tehran. to stop explosive conflict. he's done what he's promised. the total opposite of "w" and dick cheney and the neocons.
60%. >> i win. bargain shopper. >> they wound up losing money at -- thanks for watching. >> president obama, just can't catch a break right now. he gave a major immigration speech yesterday in san francisco. it didn't go well. he ended up people -- the heckler just kept yelling and going on with the criticism, and it seemed to get more and more specific. take a look. >> kaft teara at my workplace doesn't have any dessert options. banana pudding every day for the last two weeks. please fix that. >> okay. >> and no morbanana pudding. no morbanana pudding in my cafeteria. no morbanana pudding. >> dessert isn't the only problem facing the president's health care plan. now it has another date in court wlsh here's the question for you. how did the nsa trying to turn -- by revealing their on-line porn habits. i'll give it straight to you in five minutes. >>> pretty much all of us know this yoga pose, but literally using your dog at yoga. that's right. it's a pre-thanksgiving edition of "way too early." >> dog lovers and their best friend. good morning. wednesday, november 27th. we have a lot
, it is obama returning favors and saying thank you to people who helped on previous occasions. >> but he has missed the opportunity so many times, whether it is health care and immigration. he keeps coming here and not talking issues. >> it did not matter the object was to get me reelected and he has achieve that had goal. --achieved that goal. >> he has to get back on track, the legacy is um, that? it is immigration, which he has not been able to get there either. i think at this point, it is a little bit muddled what the legacy is. >> mayor, a lot of republicans see that the immigration reform is their ticket to the future. without the voters, they are nowhere and elsewhere. it is still tough. >> oh, yes, it is going to be tough at every turn because afterall, there is still the incredible, incredible personal dislike for barack obama rooted in the halls of both sides of the isle, by the people who very there and they are still there. >> so the the next pig issue is- -big issue is immigration. a lot of people are saying it is dead on arrival. >> well, it is going be tough after the obamaca
undocumented workers but many people are not get thank money's worth. >> find out what is keeping that kid from meeting president barack obama during his trip to san francisco today. oop. >> this commute is likely to get business first. each. >> and . >> and we will be right back with more news weather and traffic. stay tuned. . >>> we are live at the oakland coliseum, a man caught a woman as she jumped, we will tell you why he did it. >>> president barack obama has a policy speech plan, the issues on his agenda today. >>> they say the demands, her knock with a with muni talks. >>> why voters may have a say, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> complete bay area coverage starts right now, this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, we are taking you out to the oakland coliseum and if you didn't hear what happened, it is just an incredible story of a woman jumping from one of the desk at the raiders game and just as incredible as a map talks with her >> good among, i am dave clark, steve, how is it looking? >> it loo c
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capability in six months. >> jane harman from the woodrow wilson center. thanks very much. have a nice thanksgiving this week, as well. >> you too, wolf. >> president obama's poll numbers take another hit. this time it's getting a little bit more personal. a new ccc/orc poll shows a dramatic turn in the way the american public views the president's personal attributes. only 46% say he's honest and a strong leader down from 58 first in may and only four in ten think the president can manage government effectively. that happens to be a 12-point drop. our chief political analyst gloria borger is here. you've been going through the numbers. is it because of the failures of the affordable care act roll out? >> sure, i mean that's a huge part of it, not only because of the website but remember the president said if you like your health care policy, you can keep your health care policy. that turned out not to be the case. that can really account for the question of his honesty. also, this is a president whose second term has been plagued by lots of things. the nsa surveillance scandal, an the
it was such an enlightening positive effort in the tenderloin to use the federal program that president obama gave us. i'm here to welcome you to san francisco and thank you for being here for the home matters for health symposium. it is the right place to be because t n d c has been a powerful change and i'm glad their championinging the center between health. no one else can do that because you've got it it right here in the community. today's symposium is part of a commitment that our city is making. i wanted to let you know all the things we're going to continue the housing for everybody. last week, we you wanted up the helen rogers and my good friend reverend hall was under its a public-private partnership that's now to just conclusions in the wonderful home for more than one hundred of our cities protecting and homeless seniors. 25 of those units are set aside for the seniors. and last month we broke ground to house youth that was formerly in foster he care we were in chinatown breaking ground for homeless families and protecting residents. all of those housing developments have supported services
. >> everybody's watching. thank you. >>> president obama is in the west this morning. his trip includes politics and four fund-raisers today. last night he attended two events in seattle for the democratic party. this morning the president heads to san francisco where he will deliver a speech pushing immigration reform. and tonight he will travel to los angeles to raise more money. tomorrow the president visits the dreamworks talk about his economic agenda. >>> miley cyrus has a lot of people talking this morning after her latest performance. in los angeles last night, she closed the american music awards by singing "wrecking bam." a giant kitten lip synced behind her. justin timberlake won three awards including pop rock male artist. >> i didn't understand the cat but we're talking about it. taylor swift landed the most awards with four. the fans voted her artist of the year. >> this value dates that if you voted for this that we are heart broken the same way and we fall in love the same way and we are happy the same way. and the fact that you would listen to my music
piece on the obama care and holidays. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> shopping for the best deal and retail iters pull out all of the stops. rich etson live in the toys or us. i gave you an assignment and i said you needed to delivery for us and we needed the new feshy. >> reporter: come on, man, you didn't think i could pull it off. you can teach it english and it is sleeping now. and i tried to get him to say. you woke him up. so this guy is a black friday special last night. door buster for 29.99. and now 40 bucks and normally retails for 59 bucks. >> what is josing? >> reporter: i can't hear what he said. you have to teach it awesome socks. i haven't had time to teach it cray, cray and awesome socks. and congratulations, ed on that. >> take a step back and what are you seeing beyond the feshys, we are glad you got that. is it busier than you expected in toys rus and what does it bode? >> we have a shortened holiday season. they opened up last evening and opened up at 5:00. we were here at 4 o'clock for a dorbuster opportunity. it was not all that crowded at 4 or 5 o'cl
the southbound direction to highway 24. eric and kristen? >> thank you, this morning, the obama administration officials say they are on track to meeting the president's goal of having the troubled health care website working for the vast majority of users by the end of the month. officials say the teamworking on has increased the fed capacity and will not be bug free on november 30th but a senior administration official says compared to where it was october 1st, it will be much improved. >> government study offers a new theory why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be, working as well as expected. while the shot could keep people from getting sick it doesn't prevent them from spreading the germ. it is a highly contagious disease mostly dangerous to children. last year was the worst year for whooping cough in six decades. studies have suggested a newer version of the vaccine doesn't last as long as the old version. >> scientists and wondered what keeps a man from straying with a stranger. researchers may have a school in a more monroe leased during intimacy. when men wer
in new york, thank you, wendy. >>> the affordable care act is headed back to the supreme court. obama care requires employers to provide health insurance policies that pay for birth control. some 40 companies have sued, arguing that goes against their religious beliefs. the issue has divided lower courts. tara mergener is in washington. tara, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. at issue is a backlash by some christian employers opposed to the law's birth control mandate and whether they have religious rights. the high court just agreed to hear two of these cases. hercules industries, a heating and air-conditioning maker in denver, gives its employees health care. the affordable care act requires they also cover birth control. but the catholic family that owns the business does not believe they should have to. >> this case isn't about seeing that people shouldn't have access to those things. this case is saying that we just don't want to pay for them. >> reporter: now hercules industries and dozens of other businesses are suing the government. the supreme court will hear arguments
obama says americans have much to be thankful for, in the holiday weekly address he gave thanks to members of the military and their families for their sacrifices. the president has kind words for those would work to make america more compassionate place. >> five, the big balloons are soaring as the macy's thanksgiving day parade makes its way law the streets of new york city on a cold and chilly morning. there were concerns whether the wind would keep the balloons grounded but it is going off without a hitch. >> lake tahoe is beautiful, very cloudy, but no snow. at home, it will be partly to mostly cloudy skies with the sun coming out later today starting off chilly. by dinner time, mid-60's with a cool down this evening. >> the bay bridge toll plaza and a great day to travel at holiday light with no traffic on the bay bridge toll plaza with a problem, though, eastbound highway 4 a crash involving four vehicles on the curve so be very careful. >> we continue now online and twitter and facebook and all your mobile devices. see you in 25 minutes. >>> good morning, america. and a
is the best president in my lifetime. the worst is jimmy carter and george w. bush. and president obama. host: all right, paul, thanks for that. biden to try damage control in visit with chinese leader. the vice president heading to asia. we will have more on that story of the b-52s and the flyover of chinese territory with our guest coming up at 7:45 this morning. .en is in dryden, him michigan we think would make a better president? caller: i think it is debatable. i really like what clinton did. go to school with zero college credits at 38 years old and complete my college education with the initiatives he had and the tax credits. i thank president clinton personally. he helped a lot of people. now i work for a contractor who works at general motors. college't respect our education. the only. $14 an hour. it really hurts. no benefits, no sick day. it is what it is. i do wish for is discovered or we have, rick snyder, he later saw from the unemployment office. he is a bad man. he gives about $2 billion to big business for corporate tax cuts and he has kept unemployment rate high in michigan
. >>> in his speech yesterday, president obama also took time to thank american troops for their service. thousands of u.s. military members are celebrating thanksgiving far from home. troops stationed in afghanistan lined up for a traditional feast at the airport in kabul. they sat down for lunch of turkey and all the fixings. more than 40,000 americans are still serving in afghanistan. >>> a tiny business in a small alabama town made more than 500 thanksgiving pies this week. the owner has done so much more than that. as mark strassmann reports, residents are thankful for this nonstop entrepreneur. >> reporter: pam roe into greensboro when it was on life support. even the catfish moved on. >> 70% of the businesses downtown were vacate or abandoned. >> but she has a special gift using whatever is lying around to build possibility. so, this is bamboo. >> this is an engineered bamboo tube lined with carbon fiber. >> reporter: wild bamboo was a local nuisance. and this stuff grows all over. >> everywhere. and it turns out it's great for building bikes. >> reporter:
buys that the aren't on sale. brian? >> john yang starting us off in chicago tonight. thanks. >>> now to the ongoing troubles of the obama care website and the ongoing effort to get it running better and at greater capacity. that deadline is tomorrow. today the administration was trying to limit expectations again. we get the latest from white house correspondent kristen welker. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. with just hours before the administration's self-imposed deadline of having its health care website working for most americans by the end of tomorrow, top officials were hedging their bets today. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius today blogged that people should shop health during off-peak hours -- morning, nights, weekends. not a vote of confidence says luke chung. >> it tells me the system isn't fully baked. this system should be able to accommodate as many people that want to get on as possible. >> what i'm going to do is make sure we get it fixed. >> reporter: chung says the administration's goal of making sure the website can sup
. >> jeff, our thanks to you. >>> this is also a crucial weekend for the obama administration on another front, the deadline has come and gone for fixing the disastrous >> how is it going, let's bring in george stephanopoulos. who will be hosting "this week" later this morning. so, how it's going? >> the white house is going to release new numbers this morning. the white house says it's working. meeting the goals they set. it will work for 80% of the users. they now say it's capable of handling 50,000 people at the same time on the website. 800,000 a day, with less than a second to load a page and less than 1% of error. those are the numbers right now. the white house knows, though, it has to continue to work over time. over the next month, as they face these new deadlines for the end of the year and in march to get new enrollment for obama care. >> george, how high are the stakes for the president to get this right? he would be the first to say that health care is his legacy defining initiative. >> it could not be higher. this as you said, it defines the president's lega
care thanks to obama care? is he trying to rally the deals? no, he's going to raise money. >> he's going to raise money for 2014. >> he's hanging out with magic johnson. he's going to get an earful. these are the very same democrats that have to answer back in their home districts for having supported obama care. he's going out there to try to raise money. in california they lowered the ticket price because they wanted it packed. they're having a barrage of commercials saying, you supported obama care. the democratic party is the party of rich people. rich people, we know this from oaks it poles. voted for obama twice. people making over $200,000 a year. you see it in the fundraising. >> especially in california. in the silicon valley and the hollywood hills. this is 17 fundraisers over the course of the month. now observers, you've been inside the beltway. is that a typical amount for one month at this point in a second term presidency. >> it's an awful lot. especially an awful lot. when he's saying i'm running my last campaign. >> let me finish with this. sales he's
estate slide show. thank you, sir. the obama care one is interesting in particular. >> diana olick will come -- >> no one knows what's happening in the california real estate market than you do right now. >> it's hot over there. it's hot over here too. but lots of chinese buyers coming in. i've heard that there are -- there's a surge of interest from people in china looking to get their money out. that's also in the art world leading to a surge. people buying -- >> look at the wine sale. >> bitcoin being driven by the chinese market. they were looking to thought they were going into hard assets. going into virtual assets as well. >> anything to preserve wealth move it out of the country. >> there's no chance of chinese diversifying. >> they're driving the bitcoin market right now, dan. yes, they are. >> people in the country need to be diversifying their reserves into bitcoin. >> those people deserve, knock on wood -- >> you're such a bitcoin hater. >> that's what's causing the movement. you hear it all the time in the new york city, all the russian money com
. dennis: thank you. one misstep after another for the obama administration, disasters rollout of obamacare and the president's democratic party is divided by controversial deal to lift sanctions on iran for a new standstill. time for the president reached out to the gop? let's bring in alan colmes. what do you think? is it time for new or reached? >> person always be our region. by the president and vice versa but this is the republican party that wants nothing to do with this president would they were renouncing the deal with iran before the details even came out saturday night. within moments of 9:00 eastern texas senator john koren said this is as absurd as obamacare. they don't want to work with him. dennis: democratic senator chuck schumer of new york. >> 9 five people in the democratic party against this. john schumer, i disagree with him, this is a good deal, six months deal that expires ended it is not a good play with in six months the deal is done. dennis: iran is coming to the negotiating table and because the sanctions hurt so bad. we are willing to lift the sanctions and allow
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, thank you very much for joining me tonight. >> happy holiday. >> thank you. you, too. coming up, michelle obama actually accused of manager a feminist nightmare. what next? and later is the cheney family feud for real? or is it actually being staged for conservative wyoming voters? v [ grunts softly ] [ ding ] ense you've overpacked, your stomach. try pepto to-go. it's pepto-bismol that fits in your pocket. relief can be yours, but your peanuts... are mine. ♪ but your peanuts... are mine. but i didn't want her towait see my psoriasis. no matter how many ways i try to cover up, my psoriasis keeps showing up. all her focus is on me. but with these dry, cracked, red, flaky patches, i'm not sure if i want it to be. this is more than uncomfortable, it's unacceptable. visit where you can get refusing to hide, a free guide filled with simple strategies for living well with psoriasis. learn more at and talk to your dermatologist. >>> michelle wrote a wildly offensive article criticizing the first lady and calling her a feminist nightmare. >> michelle obama
thanks to you. >>> this is a crucial weekend for the obama administration on another front the deadline has come and gone for fixing the disastrous >> how is it going, let's bring in george stephanopoulos. so, how it's going? >> the white house is going to release new numbers this morning. it's meeting the goals. it will work for 08% of the users. it's capable of handling 50,000 people at the same time on the website. 800,000 a day, with less than a second to load a page, so those are the numbers right now. the white house knows it has to continue to work overtime. as they face these new deadlines for the end of the year to get new enrollment for obama care. >> george, how high are the stakes to get it right for the president? >> it defines the president's legacy. especiallies heading into the final three years of his second term, not much prospect to gain much more on the legislative front. he has to make this work. he has to fight all of these efforts to dismantle it. >> if he doesn't make this one website work, his whole agenda for his second term hangs in the balance
legitimacy to the argument. >> thank you very much. another threat to obama care. our political director cnn's mark tresston. here it is, another headache for the obama administration. over obama care. it sounds like from what paul is saying the entire law is not at risk. that was the big issue we were dealing with last summer, as you know. but no question, you know, with all of the other issues with obama care right now, it's one more thing. this is not something they want to see right now. >> but it's one of these political issues that could become beneficial perhaps to democrats heading into the midterm lackses. we've already seen the white house comments on it. take a like look what the white house just released. they don't often talking about supreme court cases but here they are right now. the obama administration asked the supreme court to consider a legal chag to the health care's requirement that for profit corporations include birth control coverage and insurance available to employees. the white house is saying it's essential to the law and essential to women's health. this become
're not board about barack obama -- worried about barack obama. gregg: good point. judith miller, thank you so much. all right. heather: the obama administration prooazing some new rules for tax-exempt political groups and coming after the irs scandal, you'll remember that, this which it targeted conservative groups, this proposal drawing lots of scrutiny. chief political correspondent carl cameron's live in washington. carl, what exactly are these new rules? >> reporter: well, they're really nowhere near approval yet, but the obama administration really wants to change the rules that govern political fund raising and spending by these so-called social welfare groups that are known as 501c4s in the u.s. tax code. we're talking about super pacs, really, the kind that don't disclose their donors. an example would be americans for prosperity, the right. on the left, you've got groups like requireties usa which raises tens of billions of dollars and rub by former obama aides and staffers and is trying to divvy up duties in order to be more effective this year. all of this in the wake of the irs' a
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